ASCAP In response to an upcoming lease expiration, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) relocated their offices from 1900 Broadway to 250 West 57th Street. Structure Tone was selected by this non-profit, performing rights organization and membership association to provide general contracting services for their new headquarters. Comprised of more than 735,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers, ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of their members and make it possible for them to be paid fairly when their music is performed publicly, live or over any media platform.
The west side of Midtown Manhattan is having a moment. For decades, the acres around the rail yards were largely seen as undevelopable given the industrial use. But now, Hudson Yards has activated the entire area as a mix of residential, office and retail buildings that have truly become a destination.
Most building repositioning projects involving gutting an older building and starting fresh with modern infrastructure and interiors. But at Hudson Commons, Cove Property Group thought—quite literally—outside of the box. In addition to modernizing the former 9-story, “Class B” EmblemHealth building, the team of Cove, Kohn Pedersen Fox, WSP, and Pavarini McGovern built another 18 stories above it, creating a modern, “Class A” commercial office building with the abundant lighting, high ceilings, outdoor terrace spaces and other amenities that appeal to today’s tenants.
With 100 Vandam, the Hudson Square neighborhood continues to reinforce its place in the history of New York City, all while becoming a new destination for modern Lower Manhattan living. The building is also an excellent example of how to make adaptive reuse work in a sustainable, efficient manner.
During Milbank LLP’s move from Wall Street to 55 Hudson Yards, we transformed 10 expansive floors into a world-class work experience for lawyers, staff and clients. This single-phase project spans floors 30-39, with the 35th, 36th and 37th floors completing early for TCO and PA requirements. We combined private space for focused work with social areas for team collaboration.
Silicon Valley Bank California-based Silicon Valley Bank wanted a breakout office in New York City that showcases the company’s unique collaborative model. The office at 387 Park Avenue South is double the footprint of their previous space and provides a high-end “hub” for employees and investors. Structure Tone managed this expansion on an aggressive 12-week schedule so that SVB could be operational as quickly as possible.
The Stayton Room at The Lexington Hotel The Lexington Hotel bar—The Stayton Room—pays homage to former U.S. Navy Captain William Stayton who founded the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment in 1918. Stayton was widely recognized as a key leader in the fight against Prohibition, and The Stayton Room embodies the spirit of the “Roaring Twenties.” Conveniently located on East 48th Street and situated adjacent to the hotel’s lobby, The Stayton Room invites guests to step back in time to a world of Art Deco luxury, featuring dark wood, plush sofas, and intimate lighting.
Federal Home Loan Bank Structure Tone provided construction management services for Federal Home Loan Bank of New York’s (FHLBNY) office fit-out on the sixth and seventh floors of 101 Park Avenue. We completed the renovation on schedule, using our knowledge of the building to make FHLBNY’s transition as seamless as possible.
Structure Tone established its mark on Manhattan’s West Side at Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the United States to date, with the build-out of Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) headquarters.